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Turmeric Cauliflower Rice

by in Recipes, Side Dishes October 17, 2021

The environment we live in promotes inflammation in our bodies. Any time you have chronic inflammation in the body, it is not a good thing. We need to be aware of this and be including foods in our daily diets that are anti-inflammatory. This dish is easy to make and delicious for lunch, dinner or […]

Anytime Oats!

by in Blog Posts, Breakfast, Food & Nutrition, Recipes August 9, 2021

Oatmeal, baked oats, homemade granola, oatmeal crumble, overnight oats… Oatmeal with chopped nuts, oatmeal with diced apples, peanut butter oatmeal, cinnamon oatmeal, peaches & cream oatmeal, pumpkin oats, oatmeal with berries and flax, savory oats, almond butter banana oatmeal, coconut chia oatmeal….you get the point, the options are endless! And on the right morning or […]

Cookie Dough Bowl

by in Recipes, Snacks July 14, 2021

**Inspired by the hungry.blonde on #Instagram and trainer Tom Rusling’s “take 5 Mug Cake Attempt” at Burn Bootcamp Denver, NC** A simple snack for those of us who love that nut butter/chocolate combination!! 1/4 cup almond flour2 T organic nut butter (almond, peanut, cashew) **I love the organic nut butter options at Costco**1 T 100% […]

Fish in the Sea

by in Food & Nutrition March 17, 2021

“I love fish; but I don’t make it because I have no idea how.” I hear this way too often from people who enjoy eating fish, but say that they only eat it when they go out to a restaurant because they are afraid to make it at home. Well, I am here to tell […]

Spinach Dip

by in Appetizers, Recipes January 25, 2021

1 cup frozen spinach 1/3 c plain Greek yogurt 2 green onions, finely sliced 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 c shredded mozzarella 1/4 c shredded Parmesan Salt, pepper, and a dash of cayenne (or chili powder for less heat) Thaw spinach & squeeze out water, combine all ingredients and mix well.  Transfer to a small baking […]

Nut Butter Dip

by in Recipes, Soups & Sauces January 25, 2021

Perfect to accompany your fruit snack or as an addition to your fruit tray at your next gathering. 1/4 cup of organic nut butter (peanut or almond)1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt1 tsp vanilla extract It’s that simple! Stir throughly and serve. TIP: for a bit of sweetness, add 2 tsp of 100% pure maple syrup

A Cup of Joe & Day 3

by in Blog Posts, Food & Nutrition December 20, 2020

Originally posted in 2015 and still loving my coffee 🙂 Calling all coffee drinkers! Contrary to popular belief, drinking coffee does have health benefits! Medical News Today tells us that “the potential health benefits associated with drinking coffee include: protecting against type 2 diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, liver disease, liver cancer and promoting a healthy heart.“ It is […]

Post Turkey Workout

by in Blog Posts, Fitness November 28, 2020

Or actually… Anytime. Anywhere. No equipment needed. No excuses. And while we are at it, even though Thanksgiving may be over and we are on to mocha and peppermint, I am still a fan of pumpkin and enjoy pumpkin pie at Christmas time too. With 7 grams of fiber in one cup of canned pumpkin, […]

Thanksgiving Staple

by in Holiday, Recipes November 24, 2020

It is on everyone’s table at Thanksgiving, but if it comes in a pre-packaged bag or container, it might not be what you want to be eating. Especially if the label looks like this:Enriched Wheat Flour (Wheat Flour, Niacin, Reduced Iron, Thiamin Mononitrate [Vitamin B1], Riboflavin [Vitamin B2], Folic Acid), High Fructose Corn Syrup, Onions […]

7 New Prayers

by in Blog Posts, Motivation, Spiritual November 20, 2020

Re-working and re-writing this blog post from the original back in 2018. A few have changed since then. Kendall is not having a birthday in 7 days. We are not about to head out on a mission trip and experience some of the most life-changing moments in 7 days. My most recent pancake recipe does […]